President & Gov. Joseph Blake's Executive Council

Dates: 1694 to 1695

Location Met: Charles Town

Upon the death of Governor Thomas Smith on November 16, 1693, the Executive Council elected Joseph Blake to be President of the Executive Council and Acting Governor of Charles Town. He remained in this office until the arrival of his uncle, Governor John Archdale, on August 17, 1675.
This Author has not found any records of the Executive Council under President and Acting Governor Joseph Blake. If any become available, summaries will be provided herein.  
Dates: 1696 to 1700

Location Met: Charles Town

Upon the resignation of Governor John Archdale on October 29, 1696, Joseph Blake, previously appointed by Archdale to be Deputy Governor, took the reins of the government in Charles Town as the next Governor.
On August 22, 1697, the Lords Proprietors made Thomas Amy a Landgrave.
On December 20, 1697, William Craven, 2nd Baron Craven appointed Robert Daniell as his Deputy in Charles Town.
On February 5, 1697/8, the Lords Proprietors appointed Nicholas Trott as Attorney General and Naval Officer in Charles Town. On March 8th, they issued his instructions.
On April 1, 1698, Thomas Amy, trustee on behalf of four Lords Proprietors, appointed Edmund Bellinger as his Deputy in Charles Town. On the same date, the Lords Proprietors appointed Edmund Bellinger as Surveyor General.
On May 7, 1698, the Lords Proprietors made Edmund Bellinger a Landgrave.
On May 22, 1698, the Lords Proprietors appointed Edmund Bohun as Chief Justice.
On July 26, 1698, the Lords Proprietors appointed John Ely as Receiver General.
On August 16, 1698, a letter from the Lords Proprietors noted that James Moore was Secretary in Charles Town. On the same date, the Lords Proprietors made John Bayley a Landgrave.
Joseph Blake died in office on September 7, 1700.
This Author has not found any records of the Executive Council under Gov. Joseph Blake. If any become available, summaries will be provided herein. 

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